Listing ID: 77590
We are representing a specialized Freight Forwarding Company that which has positioned themselves with a capability to ship nearly any type of heavy equipment and/or oversized load anywhere across 48 States, with some of those shipments moving into and out-of Canada and Mexico.
In spending nearly 30 years in the space they have an understanding, experience and contacts spanning across the nation with Companies old and new (regularly revamping and updating contact lists). For the last several years the Company has been able to maintain a relatively consistent income flow – this is due to their service quality and customer relationships (relatively small group of customers who would choose not to pursue other service providers – very strong value proposition and based on the structure of the Company good margin for an absentee Owner).
This Company can serve as either a passive income stream, or for a new Owner that would be more involved in the day-to-day operations of the Company, there are amble growth opportunities to pursue e.g. bringing on addt’l clients, bringing on addt’l contractors, and finding tech integrations that would be a fit within their existing systems. The Company currently is operating at a fraction of what the opportunities in the marketplace offer, and can witness a growth to the bottom line (depending on effort and approach) within a single can very easily witness 2x-3x bottom line or cash flow increase in income potential for a new Owner.
Some bullet points on the Company:
• Strong foundation and ample growth opportunities
• Key transportation relationships have been built out and established with shipping companies across NORTH AMERICA upper 48 States & Canada and Mexico
• Strong team to maintain and support growth initiatives
• Existing client base with a very predictable basis for income going into the future
• Can apply current commission structure to bringing on addt’l contract employees, further build out Company’s foundation and Scale
• Very relationship driven business where with the proper directed effort can secure additional clients that are going to become (like existing client base) clients for life
• Very little marketing spend up to this point in time
As there is a strong growth opportunity related to the business, there are two main barriers to entry which are outlined in the Company’s CIM.
There is a very high barrier to entry and the marketplace is expected to grow exponentially over the course of the next decade.
NDA is required ‘LINK ABOVE} to secure comprehensive Confidential Information Memorandum (CIM) crafted by ProNova Partners.
Facilities: Currently operating on a remote basis; easily relocatable
Growth & Expansion: Abundant growth opportunities; significant opportunities for expansion.
Financing: Dependent on offer and structure
Support & Training: As needed.
Reason for Selling: Retirement; take some time away and maintain current passive income streams.
- Asking Price: $450,000
- Cash Flow: $110,000
- Gross Revenue: $1,988,000
- EBITDA: N/A
- FF&E: $10,000
- Inventory: N/A
- Inventory Included: N/A
- Established: 1990
- Property Owned or Leased:N/A
- Property Included:N/A
- Building Square Footage:N/A
- Lot Size:N/A
- Total Number of Employees:5
- Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
Currently operating on a remote basis; easily relocatable
Retirement; take some time away and maintain current passive income streams.
Abundant growth opportunities; significant opportunities for expansion.
The company was started in 1990, making the business 32 years old.
Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?
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Existing Debts and Future Obligations
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Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics
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